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Welcome to the December newsletter – our 6 monthly round-up of exciting news and developments. Playing Out is supporting a growing number of parents, residents, and local authority officers around the UK who want children to play out and be part of their communities. Together we are part of a wider growing national and international movement for children’s right to freedom. Please join us.

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Road Safety: What do Children Want?

Alice posted this in Childhood, Cycling, Health, Playing Out, Policy, Traffic on 21/11/2017

If fat is a feminist issue, road safety is a children’s rights issue (ok, it’s not as snappy…

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How to keep hold of children’s freedom into the winter

Ingrid Skeels posted this in Childhood, Free Play, Natural Play on 10/10/2017

It’s that time of year again when everything is just starting to close in, especially for children. The…

New evidence shows impact of street play

Alice posted this in Community, Health, Neighbourliness, News, Playing Out on 31/07/2017

Healthier children, happier communities is the overall impact of street play! So say three separate reports published this week….

Air Pollution and Street Play

Zoe Banks Gross posted this in Community, Free Play, Traffic on 23/06/2017

The severe impact of traffic-related air pollution on children’s health is becoming ever clearer and more worrying. On…

News from the Playing Out Movement June 2017

posted this in Community, International street play, News on 19/06/2017

Welcome to the June newsletter. Playing Out is supporting a growing movement of people who want children to…

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